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Wild Oats Series No. 20 - Beau's / Trou Du Diable Fous Alliés - Beau's All Natural Brewing Company

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Wild Oats Series No. 20 - Beau's / Trou Du Diable Fous Alliés
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83
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10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 6.03%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Beau's All Natural Brewing Company visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
The folks at Beau's and Trou Du Diable decided it was high time to act on their mutual respect and admiration for one another and combine their brewing forces under the mantle of one great beer. Fous Alliés is the fourth in the Beau's "Friendship series," collaboration beers created with other brewers we know and love.

31 IBU

(Beer added by: bryehn on 05-25-2012)
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kelvarnsen

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -11%

01-11-2013 03:46:48 | More by kelvarnsen
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

3.35/5  rDev -8.2%

On tap at the Victory Cafe, into a flared pint glass or something stupid.

Lightly hazy browned yellow. Light white head, no lacing. Nose has some cracker, grains, saison yeast and a bit of fruitiness. As a saison with mango juice added, I'm not really getting too much overt mango flavour. Taste is drying right off the bat, some yeast, grains and fruit juice along the lines of mango and citrus perhaps. Body is fairly watery, light spiciness. An OK saison, but not all that interesting. Not enough mango character either I thought.

06-21-2012 20:16:39 | More by liamt07
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bryehn

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Beau’s Wild Oats Series #20. Mango-infused saison brewed in collaboration with Le Trou du Diable from Shawinigan, QC. Bottle #0113 was packaged on May 23, 2012 (two days ago). Love the devilish Beau’s Tractor art, would buy it on a t-shirt. Chilled to about 8C, served in a wine glass.

Pours a cloudy, light orange colour. The medium-sized head burns off quickly, but it hangs around as a stringy collar throughout the glass. No lacing, but left some speckles on the glass like sugar water.

Smells very earthy, like fresh grasses and grains. The strong citrus overtone surprisingly reminds me more of pineapple than mango. There’s also a soft yeast tone and some mild floral hops.

Earthy and grainy taste with a honey-like sweetness. Again, the mango comes off more as a pineapple flavour. There is also a hint of butter.

Thin-bodied with a mild carbonation, the yeast provides a pop on the tongue. Nicely tart finish with a lemon zest note in the aftertaste.

Interesting beer, but something is holding it back. In fairness, I was expecting a deep orange, mango flavoured beer. The saison part is nice, just not sure about the added flavour.

05-25-2012 20:20:20 | More by bryehn
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ritzkiss

Ontario (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev -3.3%

On tap at The Only, served in a tulip. Cloudy, light pale yellow with hints of orange, ring of bubbles is all - little head for style. Served way too cold.

Nose is musty, hints of citrusy sweetness and tang, grainy and perhaps a hint of pepper. Moderate spicing, slightly herbal, quite sweet, with mango attributing to some of this. Light tart finish, slight drying - but mostly sweet. Sharp carbonation on par for style, missing a drier finish. Pretty basic, actually disappointing for the depth these 2 brewers show on their own.

06-04-2012 19:27:55 | More by ritzkiss
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Whatup14

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

09-03-2013 15:42:18 | More by Whatup14
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Krakpoff

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

02-09-2014 04:19:01 | More by Krakpoff
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CliffBrake

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Cloudy orange with a white head that is a bit fizzy and short lived for a saison. Leaves modest lacing on the glass.

Mango and orange in the nose, over a bit of earthy background. Fruit flavors of mango and orange dominate the flavor with a bit of black pepper. Crisp dry finish.

Mouthfeel and carbonation are a little light. Nice use of mango. Not spot on for a saison, but a very drinkable refreshing beer.

06-16-2012 22:02:55 | More by CliffBrake
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

08-18-2013 13:20:28 | More by tom10101
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.83/5  rDev +4.9%

On tap at Bar Volo. Dirty blond appearance, virtually no head. A little funky peppery spicy nose. Smooth mouthfeel, well carbonated. A sipper, and tasty, with white pepper,a little salt, cardomon, a bit of ginger and other nondescript spices. Some chocolate malts. A tad of smoke and of booziness in the finish. Good drinkability

06-01-2012 22:57:56 | More by Sammy
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +9.6%

03-07-2014 02:57:41 | More by Kmat10
Wild Oats Series No. 20 - Beau's / Trou Du Diable Fous Alliés from Beau's All Natural Brewing Company
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